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Puff Piece

I pull into Doncaster Park ’n’ Ride, in north-eastern Melbourne.

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Finding the Mother Tree

For generations, my family has made its living cutting down forests. Our survival has depended on this humble trade.

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Bad People – and How to Be Rid of Them

Happenstance had me born on 30 September 1946 – the very day of the judgment at Nuremberg

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A World Without Email

In late 2010, Nish Acharya arrived in Washington, DC, ready to work. President Barack Obama had appointed Acharya to be his director of innovation and entrepreneurship

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What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?

Like many people, I had sought a solution for my anxiety in therapy and medication.

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Food Isn't Medicine

On the 16th of August 2020, Justin Bieber and I became friends.

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You’re Not Broken

I’ve seen a lot of different therapists over the years.

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Untamed

Two summers ago, my wife and I took our daughters to the zoo.

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Becoming

When I was a kid, my aspirations were simple. I wanted a dog. I wanted a house that had stairs in it— two floors for one family.